Dagen McDowell Biography

( 1969 - )
September 23, 2019
First published on:January 4, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Dagen McDowell

Date of Birth: 1969, January 7
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Name Mary Dagen McDowell
Birth Place Brookneal, Campbell County, Virginia
Famous Name Dagen McDowell
Horoscope Capricorn
Father Nationality Irish
Mother Nationality Irish
Net Worth $5
Salary $250,000
Siblings She has a brother
No. of Twitter Followers 112 k
No. of Instagram Followers 22.7 k
Show Mornings with Maria
Other Show Markets Now, Your World with Neil Cavuto
Radio Show Imus in the Morning,
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession TV Personality, News Anchor/ Accountant
Started career as News Anchor
Currently Working For Fox Business Network
Current City Virginia, USA
University attended Wake Forest University
Married to Jonas Max Ferris
Children Adopted son Chihuana(Ramon)

Mary Dagen McDowell is a famous Business correspondent/TV Personality/Accountant currently working for Fox Business Network. Known for her appearance on Mornings with Maria, Mary Dagen McDowell is working for the show since 2003. Other than working for Fox Business Network, she also hosts shows like Markets Now, Your World with Neil Cavuto and appears on radio shows like Imus in the Morning.

The resident of Virginia, USA, Mary Dagen McDowell, reportedly earns around $250,000, as her yearly salary from the network. As of 2019, Dagen married her boyfriend turned husband Jonas Max Ferris and has an adopted dog Chihuahua (Ramon).

Enjoys a Net Worth over $5 million

The American Business correspondent/anchor Mary Dagen McDowell has an estimated net worth of $5 million, as of 2019. Since Dagen is one of the Fox Business Network anchors who has made a successful career as a business correspondent.

Being a popular News Network, it is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its correspondents. McDowell is a regular Fox Business Network anchor who earns a decent salary.

Dagen is the senior TV Personality and also works as an accountant, so, her annual income is assumed to be quite higher than other normal news anchors. Moreover, she might be earning an annual average salary of around $250,000 from her successful career with FOX Network.

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#tbt Missing this ride. There is no substitute. #hotrod #porsche #cargirl

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In addition, she owns an apartment in New York and a house in Connecticut. Further, Fox Business Network reporter receives an added sum of money from her radio and TV guest appearances.

Married to Jonas Max Ferris

Dagen McDowell married her second husband Jonas Max Ferris in the year 2005 after the divorce with her first husband. The couple first met during a television segment of Fox News Channel show “Cashin’In”. Several sources claimed that she had married someone in the past but later got divorced. However, the information about her first husband and marriage are still out of reach of media. 

CAPTION: Dagen McDowell and her husband Jonas Ferris SOURCE: Video - FoxBusiness.com - Fox Business

Jonas is a FOX News economic analyst. Moreover, Jonas is the co-founder of the MAX Funds.com. Her husband Jonas, an investor, advisor, economist, and economic analyst, is also popular for If the Trees Could Talk (2014), Bulls and Bears (2000) and The Evening Edit (2014).

So far there no rumors of their divorce and the couple is living a happy married life. They do not have any children yet.

The couple adopted a Chihuahua, a kind of dog breed, and later named Ramon. She is a dog person and has posted many photos of the dog on her Social sites. She also takes her dog to the shows.

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Keeping calm while watching the #rydercup. He likes seeing all the green grass. #seniorsunday #adoptdontshop #rescuedog #bestfriend

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Besides, she is an active user of social networking sites. Dagen currently, lives in Virginia, USA, along with her family, and has a beautiful home there.

Body Measurement 

The 50 years old business correspondent is 5 feet 5 inches tall in height with a charming face including blonde hair and brown eyes.

Early Life and Educational History

Mary Dagen McDowell was born on January 07, 1969 in Brookneal, Campbell County, Virginia. McDowell holds an American nationality and belongs to the White ethnic group. Born to Irish background parents, she also has a brother. Her star sign is Capricorn.

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Oh Sweet Baby Jesus, help this haircut grow out. #tbt #christmas #bowlcut

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Dagen attended Wake Forest University and graduated majoring in Arts History. 

Professional Career

As per her wiki, Dagen began her career with the Institutional Investor's Newsletter Division as their financial journalist. Currently, she is working for the FOX News Channel as their Business correspondent.

In addition, McDowell also worked for the Imus In The Morning Show as their business contributor.  Besides, she was also the host of the FNC's Hannity. Dagen co-hosted the FOX Business Network's "Morning with Maria" and Your World with Neil Cavuto.

Dagen McDowell with her colleague
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Later McDowell served as a panelist on Cavuto on Business on Saturday, took over the hosting of Bulls and Bears in 2016 following the eventual fatal cancer diagnosis of Brenda Buttner and participated in Outnumbered and The Five.

Some of the famous journalists of FOX Network is Gillian Turner, Joe Buck, Erin Andrews, and Jesse Palmer.

Facts and Stats

  • Age: 50 years old
  • Birthplace: Brookneal, Virginia
  • Current residence: New York
  • Husband: Jonas Max Feris
  • Salary: $250,000
  • Net worth: $5 million
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inch
  • Hair color: Blonde
  • Eye color: Brown

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